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Did you Realize Public Wifi Hotspots are Tracking our Location? #1324



Public WiFi Hotspots are tracking your every move. Once you sign in to one anytime you pass by almost any Hotspot in the country with your Wifi Turned on they mark your location and share that with the companies that look for customer information. So not only are we being tracked by our phones no Wifi Hotspots are spying on us. Add to this a deal that Google just made with iRobot and now the insides of our homes are being mapped there is no escaping the data collection on us.

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Dear MoviePass



Dear MoviePass

I want to let you know that I personally believe and am of the opinion that you are now defrauding customers attempting to use your service in good faith. For the past 14 days, I have attempted multiple times to use your service every single time and have failed to see even a single movie in the Hawaii movie market. Yet you have taken my money! This is in my opinion fraud and I pray someone starts a class action lawsuit against you. It’s rare that I will publicly denounce a company. But your service is no longer a service it is, in my opinion, a scheme to steal money and in my opinion not deliver what you have promised to deliver.

As a social experiment, I will continue to use your service for the next few weeks and continue to collect evidence that you do not deliver the service you say you are. I am not alone in this endeavor, I have others who are collecting daily screen captures within your app across multiple movie theaters here in Hawaii that display “no” movie offerings even for movies that are supposedly in your rotating selection of absolute shit movies. If I am unable to watch any movies this month after multiple tests I will be going to ask for a refund, if I am unable to obtain a refund I will dispute your charges with my CC company and unauthorize further scamming of money.

It is my hope that you will determine what the malfunction is here in Hawaii and fix the issue immediately. You had a great service in the beginning and at this point, in my opinion, trying to keep the lights on and hoping people will not notice that you cannot actually see a movie with your service. A very unhappy soon to be ex-customer.

 


Geek News Central Video Presence



The goal of Geek News Central (Podcast) both the Audio and Video version of the show is to get the widest amount of distribution as possible, that ultimately brings the audience of the show back to the website where we have enough content to keep you coming back.

As you may have noticed that I have started actively blogging again. I am back as the main voice of all mediums of the site. For the past several years, I honestly have been too busy running Blubrry to focus on the written content here and that was a mistake.

So I want to talk about some changes I am making. First of all the goal now is to simulcast the live show to as many locations as possible. I will be employing a Wowza server to help with that distribution. So over the next couple of weeks, you will have multiple options to catch the show live and or watch post-show if you enjoy the video version of the podcast.

So let me outlay where you will be able to find the show live and in repeat post-show. Not all of these locations currently has every episode of the show but in short order, we will be on all platforms and possibly more.

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13th Annual Podcast Awards



The 13th Annual Podcast Awards nomination period has opened. This annual event strives to recognize the top shows in podcasting as nominated and voted on by the actual listeners of podcasting.

Podcasts that wish to participate need to register and then simply ask their audience to support their show and nominate their podcast against there piers.

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E3 2018 #1291



Hi everyone, Kirk here filling in for Todd while he is on a well deserved vacation for the next week and a half. He will back on Thursday June 28th.I got lot of tech news today to share and now my audio levels is sounding a lot better and will be going forward.


Leaks, leaks and more leaks! #1284



Hi there everyone, this would be my last day filling in for Todd while he is heading back home from meeting with his team down in Columbus Ohio. Well last week, websites were hacked and GPS locations exposed. In the news today…customers information exposed via leaks.


Real Time Location Data Strikes Again #1283



Hi everyone, Kirk here filling in for Todd while he is away down with his team in Ohio.for tonight’s and Monday’s episode of the Geek News Central Podcast. On Monday’s episode Todd talked about phone carriers selling location data and now there is a website where leaked real time location on cell phones!